Training Officer (Open until Filled)

  • 2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California
  • May 18, 2022
Full Time Education and Training
  • Salary: 6584.00 - 8021.00 USD

Job Description

Position Description


The City of Fresno is currently seeking an energetic, hardworking individual for Training Officer.

Assigned to the Transportation Department, the incumbent will have responsibility for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) safety and will implement and operationalize safety management systems through technical training programs; the creation of policy and procedures; and identification and remedy of safety concerns. The Training Officer seeks to make transit safer through policy development, hazard investigation, data collection, risk analysis, oversight programs and information sharing. In addition, the Training Officer will evaluate current training materials for department staff and establish metrics to monitor and evaluate performance standards. The position will also assist in the technical writing of grant applications to secure funding for training, safety, and security for the department.

Upcoming training priorities include Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP), Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recommendations, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance and training, safety and security training and enhancements, and public relations/marketing campaigns related to topical transit priorities.

This is an unclassified position in which the incumbent serves at the will of the Department Director.

Conditions of Employment

AAll newly hired and current City employees are required to comply with Administrative Order 6-30 Employee Covid-19 Safety Protocols. For more information, please visit: Personnel Services | Policies and MOUs (

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

BENEFITS: UNIT 14 Classification - City of Fresno Management Employee Association (CFMEA)

HEALTH INSURANCE: The City contributes toward monthly premiums for PPO medical, dental and vision for employee and dependents.
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: IRS 125 Plan for health and dependent care expenses.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Voluntary 457 plan with Fidelity Investments to increase your retirement savings.
SUPPLEMENTAL SICK- 40 hours per fiscal year. 80 hours lifetime maximum
MANAGEMENT LEAVE: 60 hours per fiscal year.
BILINGUAL PREMIUM: PAY: $100 per month
ANNUAL LEAVE: Accrue 15.55 hours per month of Annual Leave with cash out provisions.
HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and one (1) personal day.
LIFE INSURANCE: Benefit equal to annual salary; premium paid by The City.
LONG-TERM DISABILITY: Benefit equal to 66.66% of monthly salary up to $7,500 per month after 30 days of disability; premium paid by The City.
HEALTH REIMBURSEMENT ARRANGEMENT: To reimburse retirement medical insurance.
BILINGUAL PREMIUM: PAY: $100 per month
RETIREMENT: City of Fresno Retirement Systems, one of the best funded public systems in the state. Reciprocity with other CA public agencies. Vested in Retirement benefits after 5 years of service. City employees do not participate in Social Security.
DROP (Deferred Retirement Option Program): an optional, voluntary program that allows an employee to deposit retirement benefits in a special savings account within the Retirement System while continuing to work for the City of Fresno for up to 10 years. Participation minimum is age 50 and vested. Benefits includes ownership of accumulated funds, compound interest earnings, and alternative distribution options.

Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at

The Requirements

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline.

- Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in education, human resources, organizational behavior, business administration, public administration, or related field;


- Four years of progressively responsible experience in planning and conducting employee training and development courses for a governmental agency or large private company. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis, up to a maximum of two years.

Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California driver's license is required.

In addition to the above, the ideal candidate will possess experience in training programs involving safety; possess strong communication and people skills; the ability to work with individuals from different agency job functions; the ability to coordinate activities; possess strong customer service skills; possess a clean driving record and have excellent project management and planning skills.

Transit Safety Institute/Federal Transit Administration experience is also desirable.

Applicants must complete the Supplemental Questions prior to application submittal. This will assist in determining the most qualified applicants for further consideration.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must attach documentation verifying possession of qualifying degrees and/or college units. Failure to provide these documents may result in the application not being considered further in the process.

The successful candidate must successfully complete a department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint process.

At time of appointment must obtain and maintain for the entire term of employment in this class, a valid Class C California Driver's License.

Selection Process

Interested and qualified applicants must submit an official online City of Fresno application. Applications may be submitted at For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance.

After the final filing date, completed applications will be reviewed and a select group of candidates will be invited to interview.

Inquiries should be directed to:
Le'Shea Tarver, Senior Human Resources Analyst
(559) 621-6950
2600 Fresno Street
Fresno, California 93721-3614

Equal Opportunity Employer

We welcome applicants of any race, gender, religion, ancestry or disability. For more information, please refer to our Career Opportunities web page on the City of Fresno web site.

Closing Date/Time: 08/08/2022

Job Address

2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California 93721 United States View Map